TWO THOUGHTS ABOUT WORK IN THE 2020s

In 1988, when we first moved to SE Asia and I began working, I had my office at home. Some of my friends in the States were working at home and it seemed like a cost-effective, family friendly way to work. However, local clients did not take me seriously and...

INTERNS – REALLY? (Part 2)

Last week we started thinking about interns working in our businesses. You’ve mulled over the idea of having an intern but do the benefits outweigh the costs? Here are some more reasons why you might want to have an intern next summer. This is part 2 of a short...

INTERNS – REALLY? (Part 1)

You’ve mulled over the idea of creating an internship program but do the benefits outweigh the costs? Here are some more reasons why you might want to have an intern next summer. This is Part 1 of a short 2-part series. Future employees!  An internship program...

THE SURVEY SAYS … (Part 4)

You’re braver than you believe and stronger and smarter than you think – Winnie the Pooh. We are continuing the series based upon my research of 15 years ago. Factors in the background, education, training, motivation, life, ministry and work of those serving in...

THE SURVEY SAYS … (Part 3)

A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise – Winnie the Pooh We are continuing the series based upon my research of fifteen years ago. Factors in the background, education, training, motivation, life, ministry and work of those serving in the...

THE SURVEY SAYS … (Part 2)

Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a...